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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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New Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserts India’s regional super power status

India’s new Prime Minster Narendra Modi has asserted India status as the regional super power in no uncertain terms. His sense of timing, his attention to detail in the planned pomp and pageantry and his sense of history for himself and India are hitherto unseen and unheard of developments in India.

 New Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserts India’s regional super power status
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Vesak Celebration in Canberra

Vesak Themagul, at the Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra was celebrated from 14th to 18th May 2014 in a colourful manner dressing the High Commission building with a large number of Buddhist flags, lights, lanterns. Decorations were on display till the 5th Ranaviru memorial Pinkama which fell on 18th of May.

Vesak Celebration in Canberra
Vesak Celebration in Canberra
Vesak Celebration in Canberra
Vesak Celebration in Canberra
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‘Even our SMEs suffered in global recession’-Rishad

SMEs claim 70% of Lankan enterprises and 23% of national employment. Despite SME’s strong role in the economy, country’s banking sector still looks the other way while our SMEs “too suffered during the global recession”.

Douglas Devananda (Minister of Traditional Industries & Small Enterprises-third from left), felicitates Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-second from right), at the inauguration event of SMIDEX on 23 May at BMICH, Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) views a leather hat exhibited at the inauguration event of SMIDEX on 23 May at BMICH, Colombo as IDB officials including Nawaz Rajabdeen (Chairman-IDB-second from left) look on.
Douglas Devananda (Minister of Traditional Industries & Small Enterprises-third from left), felicitates Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-second from right), at the inauguration event of SMIDEX on 23 May at BMICH, Colombo.
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UK Professor of Immunology in Sri Lanka to deliver a series of lectures

Professor Nelson Fernández, Professor of Immunology at the University of United Kingdom, is due to visit Sri Lanka next month to deliver a series of lectures on Human Feto-maternal Tolerance.

UK Professor of Immunology in Sri Lanka to deliver a series of lectures
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